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Creation date2018-05-02 12:58:43 UTC
Update date2018-05-04 14:08:35 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC001229
FoodDB RecordFDB022331
Chemical Information
NameThreonic acid
DescriptionThreonic acid is probably derived from glycated proteins or from degradation of ascorbic acid. It is a normal component is aqeous humour and blood (PMID 10420182). Threonic acid is a substrate of L-threonate 3-dehydrogenase [EC 1.1.1.129] in ascorbate and aldarate metabolism pathway (KEGG). [HMDB]
CAS Number3909-12-4
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
(R*,S*)-2,3,4-trihydroxy-Butanoatehmdb
(R*,S*)-2,3,4-trihydroxy-Butanoic acidhmdb
threo-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutyratehmdb
threo-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutyric acidhmdb
threonatehmdb
Chemical FormulaC4H8O5
IUPAC name(2S,3R)-2,3,4-trihydroxybutanoic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C4H8O5/c5-1-2(6)3(7)4(8)9/h2-3,5-7H,1H2,(H,8,9)/t2-,3+/m1/s1
InChI KeyJPIJQSOTBSSVTP-GBXIJSLDSA-N
Isomeric SMILESOC[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)C(O)=O
Average Molecular Weight136.1033
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight136.037173366
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as sugar acids and derivatives. These are compounds containing a saccharide unit which bears a carboxylic acid group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic oxygen compounds
ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Sub ClassCarbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Direct ParentSugar acids and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Beta-hydroxy acid
  • Short-chain hydroxy acid
  • Sugar acid
  • Alpha-hydroxy acid
  • Hydroxy acid
  • Monosaccharide
  • Fatty acid
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Polyol
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Alcohol
  • Carbonyl group
  • Primary alcohol
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity Available1 to 2 mg
Delivery Time2 weeks
Storage Formpowder
Storage Conditions-18°C
StabilityNot Available
Purityunknown
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Augustin ScalbertInternational Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Biomarkers Group, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, FR, 69372scalberta@iarc.fr
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